Students from the University of Technology, Sydney and the Australian National University NICTA were winners at the second annual NASSCOM Innovation Student Awards presented at the CeBIT ICT Dinner and Awards function in Sydney on the 29th May, 2013.
The Awards were presented by Deborah Hadwen, Chair of NASSCOM Australia Chapter and the Hon. Victor Dominello, MP, NSW Minister for Citizenship, Communities and Aboriginal Affairs in the presence of over 700 special invitees representing the local and global ICT industry, including state and federal government representatives. The award ceremony was a part of the ongoing 3-day business event CeBIT 2013 in Sydney's Darling Harbour, which had a high level of participation from Australia and overseas.
Ms Hadwen states, “The answer to business success is innovation. At NASSCOM we believe it is important to support bright, young, intelligent students who will deliver tangible benefits to society and business both here in Australia and across the world. NASSCOM is delighted to award these outstanding students. We have members operating in Australia that have invested over $100 million to establish over 20 development centres in Australia. NASSCOM members also employ more than 7000 people across Australia. We have strong links with many Australian universities which assists to recruit students for global projects, we run world class student internships programs and have established outstanding scholarships for many students in Australia.”
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